If the Creek Don't Rise; My Life Out West with the Last Black Widow of the Civil War. Rita Williams.

If the Creek Don't Rise; My Life Out West with the Last Black Widow of the Civil War

New York: Harcourt, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 322pp. Near Fine / very good +. Item #17663
ISBN: 9780151011544

Orphaned at 4, Williams went to live with her aunt, the last surviving African American widow of a Union soldier and a maverick lady who had taken her family out of the lynching South and gone West. Set in the Colorado Rockies, "this is a gorgeous, [fascinating] ruthless, unique account of the lies families live and the moments of truth and beauty that save us."

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